Delta Now Offering Basic Economy Awardsby Sam Helmy
Delta has expanded basic-economy fares include award travel on select routes. If these more restrictive awards become permanent, we’re likely to see an increase in main-cabin awards prices across their route network for Skymiles members.
Can I Receive Bonus Miles From Multiple Delta Amex Cards? by Jess Farley
With so many Delta co-branded credit cards, one of the most common questions we field on the blog, and in our Facebook community Award Travel 101, is can I hold multiple Delta Amex cards? The answer is a resounding YES!
9 Epic Ways to Use 70,000 Delta SkyMiles by Jess Farley
Delta’s recent history of unannounced devaluations, the lack of a publicly accessible award chart, and a move to fully dynamic award pricing has left many Delta fans with bitter feelings towards the SkyMiles program. But, with a little research and a handsome dose of patience, SkyMiles can still have you sipping Champagne while you relax in business-class on your way to some of the world’s most exotic destinations.
How to Earn Delta Diamond Medallion Without Spending $15,000 on Deltaby Jess Farley
Achieving top-tier elite status with Delta requires a lot of butt-in-seat miles, creative use of partner airlines, or a significant amount of credit card spend. Unfortunately, Delta doesn’t allow you to make use of the status challenge path to reach Diamond Medallion, only Silver, Gold, and Platinum. We’ve outlined a few ways to get to Diamond without spending $15,000 on Delta, however.
Delta Introduces Biometric Boarding In Washington D.C.by Sam Helmy
Recently we reported that Delta would be trialing biometrics for boarding and lounge access. The trial is now live at Reagan International Airport (DCA) in Washington DC. In the new trial, Delta customers are now using their fingerprint to board flights.
SkyTeam Status Match with China Southernby Sam Helmy
China Southern is currently offering an elite status match. China Southern is a member of SkyTeam, so Elite status would give you benefits across the entire Alliance. Depending on your status you can enjoy various benefits from lounge access to priority boarding.